Posts tagged downtime
Question: Are You Burnout?

Burnout is a real problem.

I suffered from it. Many others have too. It was one of the reasons I started Methodical. Work & one’s social lives are now intertwined, which can be a good thing, or the complete opposite.

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Top Tips: Why You Should Bullet Journal

Journaling is something I hold very dear to my heart. The Study Room London would not exist if it were not for my need to keep on top of my tasks, goals and mental wellbeing; I know I am not alone.
Having been journaling for over three years, I have collated a list of tips and tricks to help you tackle, master and possibly develop you own Bullet Journal method.

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The Study Room London At Large: Why Resolutions are a dirty word

Resolutions are a bit of a dirty word at The Study Room London HQ. While the idea of a resolution sounds optimistic and productive, the word often feels a bit like a synonym for failure.

Be honest, when was the last time you managed to achieve the resolutions you set before the fireworks and champagne started popping?

So, while January is a great time for us; I believe in long-term solutions and sometimes these take on the form of a lifestyle class (any excuse to get yourselves a new notebook and pen right?!).

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Question: Beating The Business Blues

Switching off is something a lot of creatives find hard to do.
It’s hard for a lot of self-employed people to do. 
How many times has a thought popped into your head only for it to consume you until the early hours of the morning. 

I have found it to be a be a blessing and a curse. Running your own business can be a calling, but can lead to a lot of anxiety and fretful nights. I have spent many hours and days fretting over concepts and feverishly making notes, updating or refining small updates you’ve probably haven’t noticed. That’s why I take my mental health and mindfulness very seriously. 
 

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Spotlight On: Cafes

As a small business or freelancer, we know that we aren't always as productive when you are working in your home office or your kitchen table. 
The lure of snacks, procrastination (the desperate need to put another load of laundry on) and catching up on your favourite shows while staying in your pyjamas can sap whole hours or even days from your #Boss goals.

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